Juneteenth has long served as an occasion to commemorate and celebrate the end of slavery in the American South. What are the key points involved in America’s newest federal holiday from a classical liberal perspective?
Alan Turing was an English mathematician, cryptanalyst, and computer scientist who played a pivotal role in deciphering intercepted enemy communications during World War II. However, Turing was later persecuted by the British state due to his homosexuality. His story epitomizes the persecution of LGBTQ+ by governments
Somehow, the USSR still has its supporters — and they likely believe one or more myths about Soviet Russia. In this video, we debunk 8 myths that linger about the Soviet Union, even now, more than 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Also cited are these videos: NIMBYism vs. Gentrification: The Truth […]
If the subjects of knowledge are exclusively male, that is, if the subjects of female expertise are excluded from the process of knowledge, there is inevitably a distortion of reality. Libertarian feminists can play an important role in redirecting the movement toward individual rights and the freedom of everyone
As the U.S. awaits — and debates — the Supreme Court’s potential overturn of Roe v. Wade, the 14th Amendment is front and center in the national jurisprudence conversation. The 14th has long provided the basis for abortion rights — and many other rights. But legally speaking, it might not have been the strongest basis […]
There’s a reason why Partygate, involving senior British politicians such as PM Boris Johnson, hits a particularly raw nerve with the public
With Juneteenth approaching and now a federal holiday, it’s clear the last decade’s nationwide protests against police violence were effective — at least to some extent. Of course, they stood on the shoulders of broader and even more successful movements: Abolition in the 19th century and Civil Rights in the 20th. What characteristics, if any, […]
The right to privacy and freedom of contract are not explicitly mentioned in the Constitution but are essential to our personal privacy and dignity
In this collaboration, Learn Liberty and Students For Liberty Brasil will take you on a journey. The starting point of that journey: All those times you heard that we need the government to protect the poor. Here we will explode that narrative. Here, we will expose the ugly underside of the story that no politician […]
A SLAM DUNK FOR LIBERTY features some of the great moments in college basketball and football history — from Michael Jordan’s championship-winning shot to Christian Laettner’s iconic buzzer-beater to Miami football’s iconoclastic dynasty — while laying out the facts around the NCAA’s century-long hypocrisy.
We spoke with Christian Watson, about LGBTQ+ allyship and how socialists have not always been true allies to the cause.